noun re·new·al \ri-ˈnü-əl, -ˈnyü-\

: the act of extending the period of time when something is effective or valid : the act of renewing something

: the state of being made new, fresh, or strong again : the state of being renewed

Full Definition of RENEWAL

:  the act or process of renewing :  repetition
:  the quality or state of being renewed
:  something (as a subscription to a magazine) renewed
:  something used for renewing; specifically :  an expenditure that betters existing fixed assets
:  the rebuilding of a large area (as of a city) by a public authority

Examples of RENEWAL

  1. The lease calls for yearly renewals.
  2. License renewals can be done online.
  3. You can get a 10 percent savings on subscription renewals.
  4. High fuel prices have led to a renewal of interest in electric cars.
  5. She uses flowers in her art as symbols of rebirth and renewal.

First Known Use of RENEWAL

circa 1686

Rhymes with RENEWAL


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